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Poor kids : [an intimate portrait of America's economic crisis] / PBS ; a Frontline production with True Vision ; producer, writer and director, Jezza Neumann ; co-producer, Lauren Mucciolo.

Neumann, Jezza, 1968- (Added Author). Mucciolo, Lauren. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). True Vision (Firm) (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

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Kershaw - Camden Library DVD 362.7 POO (Text) 33255003109064 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608838325
  • ISBN: 1608838323
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Distributor: [Boston, Mass.] : PBS Distribution, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on television as an episode of Frontline in 2012 ; 2013 DVD release.
Subtitle from insert.
Summary, etc.:
These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80. It's home to John Deere manufacturing and the nation's breadbasket. But it's also an area deeply scarred by the Recession. FRONTLINE spent months following three young girls who are growing up against the backdrop of their families' struggles against financial ruin.
System Details Note:
DVD ; stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Subject: Poor children.
Poor children > Iowa.
Poverty > Iowa.
Poor children > Illinois.
Poverty > Illinois.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
DVDs for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.

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